GRANT, Fleet Street, London. No 1938


Nicely finished verge watch with pinions of 7 by this famous maker.

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Silver paircase hallmarked London 1795, casemaker VW (Valentine Walker, Clerkenwell), the outer with London watchpaper. Fullplate fusee movement with nicely engraved cock and slide-plate, the pinions of seven count, the standard being six. Verge (recoil) escapement. Steel balance, spiral balance-spring. Enamel dial with stylish upright Arabic hour numerals, gold hands. 55 mm diameter.

John Grant, 75 Fleet St, a justly famous and creative London watchmaker, nephew and inheritor of the business of Alexander Cumming, and maker of many fine watches and clocks.

The enamel dial restored in the past (and priced accordingly), otherwise a good London finished verge in fine original condition. Cleaned for its previous owner and looks to be working well.

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